Halloween starts early for the kiddies.
Families can make the most of Halloween at one of the many trick-or-treat-themed events happening in Tulsa and Oklahoma City this month. From Oct. 10-30, the Myriad Botanical Gardens turns its Children’s Garden into Pumpkinville, an attraction offering a hay-bale maze, crafts, cider pressing and more (www.myriadgardens.org). A short drive to the historic Harn Homestead & 1889ers Museum offers Haunt the Harn on Oct. 23 along with a hayride, pumpkin bowling and treats (www.harnhomestead.com). Nearby Edmond brings back its Storybook Forest, Oct. 23-30, and a walk through scenes from storybooks in the woods by Arcadia Lake (www.edmondok.com). BooHaHa in Brookside takes place on Oct. 24 and is one of Tulsa’s biggest Halloween events for children (www.brooksidetheplacetobe.com). On Oct. 26, the Guthrie Green Sunday Market goes Ghouls on the Green with fun activities (www.guthriegreen.com). Over in the Paseo District of OKC, the Magic Lantern Celebration on Paseo on Oct. 26, lets children make their costumes for the costume parade (www.thepaseo.com). Also on Oct. 26, Oklahoma City Zoo’s Haunt the Zoo for Halloween opens for spooky-good time through Oct. 31 (www.okczoo.com), while HallowZooeen (shown) offers a carnival-style atmosphere and a haunted train ride at the Tulsa Zoo from Oct. 27-31 (www.tulsazoo.org).